Michael Keaton

Get ‘LOST’ With 15 Mysterious Facts About ABC’s Island Drama

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 6 days ago
ABC’s LOST may not have answered every mystery set up over the course of five seasons, but did you know that J.J. Abrams first pitched the island drama to ABC as having no serialized mystery whatsoever? Or that the costly pilot got ABC’s then-president fired for his trouble? We don’t have to go back, the 21st episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ is right here, smoking out all the island secrets of LOST!

‘Spotlight’ Trailer: Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams Are True Church Detectives

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by Britt Hayes July 29, 2015 @ 7:13 PM
One thing is for certain about director Tom McCarthy — he’s been very diverse, which makes him a bit unpredictable. His most recent film was the laughably, inconceivably awful The Cobbler, starring Adam Sandler. But prior to that he made acclaimed films like The Station Agent and Win Win. With that little Adam Sandler hiccup behind us now, we’re free to look forward to Spotlight, a new drama featuring an excellent ensemble cast and some very serious subject matter. Best of all: no magic shoes.

‘Kong: Skull Island’ Loses Michael Keaton and J.K. Simmons

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by Matt Singer July 1, 2015 @ 9:32 AM
Universal is on quite a hot streak lately, with four of the top ten movies of 2015 so far including Jurassic World (the biggest movie of the summer), Furious 7, and Pitch Perfect 2. The studio doesn’t have a ton of big-ticket franchises, and they’re really the only major studio that’s not in the superhero game, but the brands they do have, people love. People love Jurassic Park, and the Fast & Furious movies, and those adorable little Minions, whose movie comes out in a couple weeks. People also love King Kong, which is why Universal’s rebooting that franchise as Kong: Skull Island, a new take on the old monster movie about the giant, soulful ape with a thing for blondes.

Michael Keaton to Star in and Produce ‘Imagine Agents’ Comic Book Adaptation

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by Britt Hayes June 22, 2015 @ 7:57 PM
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Although his most recent film offered a cynical critique of comic book films, Michael Keaton’s next project finds him re-entering the realm of comic book movies. Imagine Agents isn’t your typical comic book film, though, and Keaton will not be wearing a cape or cowl. He will, however, have some imaginary friends.

Michael Keaton’s ‘The Founder’ Adds Nick Offerman and Laura Dern to McDonald’s Biopic

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by Britt Hayes May 12, 2015 @ 7:28 PM
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It’ll never be as sexy as that new Hamburglar, but the biopic about McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc will definitely be more interesting. The upcoming film, starring Michael Keaton in the role of the calculating businessman has just added two very great names to the cast: former Parks and Recreation star and mustache icon Nick Offerman, and the always amazing Laura Dern.

Wait ‘Til You Get a Load of These 10 ‘Batman’ Facts

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by ScreenCrush Staff April 6, 2015 @ 8:50 AM
Before Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie, Batman was largely known for the campy Adam West/Burt Ward TV series. In fact, they wanted to make a Batman movie based on that show called Batman in Outer Space. Luckily, two movie producers bought the rights and wanted to make a darker version of Batman's story. In the mid-80s, after the success of Ghostbusters, director Ivan Reitman was attached to direct and he wanted to cast Bill Murray as Batman and Eddie Murphy as Robin. These are just some of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which heads to Gotham with the original Batman!

SNL Ranked: Michael Keaton Gets Wonderfully Weird

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by Britt Hayes April 5, 2015 @ 9:38 AM
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Coming off the major acclaim (and major awards buzz) for Birdman, Michael Keaton returns to host SNL for the third time in his long and varied career. Keaton possesses a great deal of comedic sensibility, and his hosting gig this weekend almost seems a bit tardy, given his recent career resurgence. Better late than never. How did Keaton fare back on the SNL stage? Read on for your weekly sketch rankings!

SNL Casts Michael Keaton in One Very Strange Teen Movie

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by Jacob Hall April 5, 2015 @ 9:32 AM
Mike O’Brien is one of SNL’s greatest secret weapons, a writer and performer whose truly unique voice shines through the show’s usual template. When he’s given total control of a digital short, it’s a genuine cause for celebration. His work feels less like just another sketch or parody, but more like an actual, full-fledged short film escaped into the show’s line-up.

SNL Asks Michael Keaton to Play Batman and Beetlejuice Again

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by Jacob Hall April 5, 2015 @ 8:48 AM
Most of the time, the SNL opening monologue is a formality and a tradition, a road bump on the way to the actual good parts of an episode. It feels like something the guest host does because he has to, not because anyone on the writing staff actually had a good idea. And that’s why last night’s monologue was such a joyous surprise: it was not only the best monologue of the season, but the best sketch of the whole night.